[LAU] pro gear that runs embedded linux...

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Thu Sep 5 19:25:14 UTC 2013

On 09/05/2013 09:16 AM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> Some of the very expensive amateur automated mixer and hard disc
> recorder workstations from Yamaha, that expensive that I only know
> professionals who bought them in the 90s or was it around 2000?, so I at
> least will call it semi-pro, at startup showed Tux. Those workstations
> seem to be commercial flops.
> However, most consumer satellite television receivers have Linux inside,
> Android is Linux, but nobody would win customers, if they would
> advertise their gear with Linux inside. Too many people experience
> frustrating issues, when they tried to use Linux. Linux is available for
> free as in beer. A customer in addition might think that "if it's free,
> it can't be any good" and why is the gear that expensive, when they use
> free stuff inside?

More likely to me: "If it's free, why do I have to pay you for it?"

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